Cake!

I know things have been a little quiet here, but I’ve been working on something important. We have two young daughters, and we’re grooming them to be future gamers. Of course it’s mainly fairly simple board games, but I’ve also been working on other aspects of their nerd-velopment. This is our six year old’s birthday…

Plans for 2016

In the Western world at least, it is the season for resolutions, recaps and goals. Looking back at my year I’m slightly disappointed in my level of productivity; I simply haven’t painted or completed as much as I’d like. I’m happy with the quality, and I think I’m improving as a painter. When compare my…

Developed Terrain Hexes – Layouts

My plan is to build some developed sectors using Brigade Models’ 2mm buildings. These will be perfect for any Hind Commander games and also any other 2/3/6mm Microarmour I end up playing with. One of the games I’m thinking of trying is Modern Spearhead, which uses 3″ square urban sectors. Now, in my last post…

Street grids on hexagons

Hexagons are awesome: there one of only 3 regular polygons that tessellate (the others are triangle and squares). What makes them unique and awesome is that there are no diagonal neighbours. For example, each square has 8 neighbours: the 4 that share an edge and the 4 that share a corner. What makes the diagonals…